Scrum Master / Project Manager
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The CBS Television Distribution Digital group at CBS Interactive creates video-based desktop, mobile, and app experiences for our syndicated television brands, including: Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition, Rachael Ray, Doctor Phil, and The Doctors. The team works across broadcast and digital to deliver premium video, social, and mobile experiences.
Role Details: Can lead a distributed project team from start to finish, managing large and complex projects, involving multiple stakeholders and a diverse team of collaborators.
Will have a mastery of both agile and traditional frameworks and know when to use each for the best results.
Has stellar communication skills, gives new meaning to the word transparency and isn't afraid to crack the whip when deliverables start to slip.
Delivers projects on time, on budget, and on target.
Your Day-to-Day: Manage and document daily stand-ups, recurring Scrum ceremonies, schedule and lead calls
Scope project details and build/manage project schedules
Organize project teams, estimate timeframes for deliverables, identify blockers and resolve issues
Communicate status internally and externally across multiple departments and stakeholders by providing daily/weekly progress updates
Must have a positive, flexible, and get-it-done attitude while managing change and devising options/solutions
Key Projects: This is a Scrum Master position for a new streaming media project
A start from square one initiative, building a new team in tandem with building out a new product
Utilizing cutting edge technology and tools
What you bring to the team:
You have - Certified Scrum Master with a minimum of 3 years experience in streaming media, digital media, content development, or related fields
Ability to create project schedules and scrum artifacts
Strong written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to multi-task, pivot, and change focus when necessary
Have a proactive, efficient, and resourceful approach and ability to thrive in a creative and deadline-driven environment
You might also have - Deep experience with video and/or knowledge of advertising concepts (traditional and/or online)
Experience working with content management systems
Basic proficiency with standard development software (do not need to be able to code, but a general understanding of what each can do, etc.)
All candidates must successfully complete a background check prior to starting employment at CBS Interactive. CBS Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. CBS Interactive complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
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CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand – “the Eye” – one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.